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Sailing in Gran Canaria
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Top 5 things to do in Gran Canaria

With year round sunshine, The Canary Islands are only about a 4 hour flight from the UK, which makes them one of the most affordable holiday destinations for us. So, a few weeks ago we headed to Gran Canaria and had a good mix of lazy pool days, nights out, and adventures throughout the island. Here are top 5 things to do in Gran Canaria – all tried and tested by Blix! DISCOVER DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES The islands of the canaries were formed by the eruption of several volcanoes millions of years ago. Venture away from the beaches to discover dramatic volcanic landscapes and…

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Get Over The Single Travel Trauma
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Get Over The Single Travel Trauma

Modern life has enforced the idea that couples matter more than single individuals. For a start, when you are on your own, you tend to get less invited to friends’ parties. It’s nothing personal; your friends are just worried that you may feel awkward in a room full of couples. There may be something true in it, but in the end, this can make you feel pretty down. And it shouldn’t. More importantly, couples tend to travel more often than singletons, which is a little unfair. After all, how are you going to meet your soulmate if you never go…

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Not everyone is cut out for travel. Flying to another country can be a scary activity for some people, and it can also be a great shame because they don’t get to experience some of the best places in the world. If this sounds familiar to you or someone close, then why not try a city break? They are quick, cheap and easy,m and might just start allaying any fears that you might have. And a good starting point would be some of the safest cities in the world - which we’re going to dive into right now.
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Super Safe City Break Destinations For Anxious Travelers

Not everyone is cut out for travel. Flying to another country can be a scary activity for some people, and it can also be a great shame because they don’t get to experience some of the best places in the world. If this sounds familiar to you or someone close, then why not try a city break? They are quick, cheap and easy,m and might just start allaying any fears that you might have. And a good starting point would be some of the safest cities in the world – which we’re going to dive into right now. Copenhagen, Denmark…

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Why Aruba Should Be Your Caribbean Destination of Choice

Photo by Atilin There are many Caribbean islands to choose from for your next vacation. Some of them are independent nations, while others are overseas territories of other countries. Aruba is one of the latter, as a constituent country of the Netherlands. While it might technically be a Dutch island, Aruba packs a lot of Caribbean flavor. A tiny island off the coast of Venezuela, it doesn’t let its diminutive size stop it from being full of character. There are some incredible reasons to visit it over the other Caribbean islands or any other island with a dry climate. If…

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These Things Must Go Right For Successful Travelling

Whether you are an experienced, seasoned traveller, or just setting out for the first time, there is plenty that you need to get right in order to make the most of the experience. As we all know, travel broadens the mind, but it can only do so if everything goes relatively smoothly. Nothing goes entirely right all the time, of course, and even the most well planned out and structured holidays can have their problems and still be magical. But if the whole thing is a disaster, it is unlikely that you will return feeling enlightened. Basically, there are three…

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All You Need Is Love (And A Great Gift!): The Best Valentine’s Day Getaways

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you’re a die-hard fan of this annual celebration of love or you’re a little sceptical about the whole thing, it’s nice to do something to mark the day. You don’t have to walk down a street trying to navigate the crowds holding a life-size stuffed polar bear or order hundreds of pounds worth of chocolates or roses. There are lots of non-slushy ways you can raise a toast to love, including planning a spontaneous getaway. Here are some of the best options to celebrate Valentine’s Day. A bucket list favourite If you…

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Discover Wales, A Small Country That Makes A Big Impression

There’s often an assumption that you have to leave the country to enjoy unforgettable experiences, but that’s simply not true. Sometimes, we overlook treasures closer to home in favour of venturing to far-flung lands. This year, why not take some time to explore hidden gems closer to home? Wales, a land of history, incredible landscapes, and some of the world’s best-selling artists, is a great place to start. Here are some of the best destinations out there to help you discover wonderful Wales. The cities Wales is often famed for its dramatic scenery, but you won’t be disappointed if you’re…

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